NCMA East Tennessee Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to become more involved with the NCMA East Tennessee Chapter in addition to attending Chapter meetings and events.  Behind the scenes of each of our Chapter programs and initiatives is a dedicated team of volunteers.  Please let us know how you would like to volunteer to help the East Tennessee Chapter and become more involved in NCMA.  The information you provide will assist us in placing you in an appropriate volunteer opportunity that will match your skills and interests.  We look forward to working with you!

Below are the Chapter committees that need volunteers:


Newsletter Committee – Work with Newsletter Committee chair(s) and chapter officers and Board of Directors members to collect, generate, proof, edit, organize and publish the Chapter’s quarterly newsletter. Committee Chair: Tracie Rucker

Membership Committee – Work with Co-VPs of Membership to design and execute a strategy that results in a year-over-year increase in the quantity of – and value to – chapter members. Tasks include: recruit prospective members, retain current members, and help the Chapter achieve steady growth over the course of the Program Year. Co-VPs: Sofia Iqbal & Jenny Carrion

Administration Committee – The Co-VPs of this committee provide administrative support to the Chapter President and Board of Directors throughout the Program Year.  Types of activities range from planning BoD meetings and events to printing and organizing handouts.  The Administration committee is really the glue that helps hold the chapter together. Co-VPs: Elizabeth D’Amato & Christopher Amoroso

Programs Committee – Work with Co-VPs of Programs to design, plan and execute a series of monthly meetings/events throughout the program year on topics relevant to the contracting community. The Boston Chapter Programs Committee puts on a range of insightful and impactful seminars every year – be a part of that! Co-VPs: Marsha Cervantez & Ellen Kelly

Certification & Training Committee – Volunteer to work with the Co-VPs of Certification & Training to help contracting professionals further their professional development through educational opportunities and certification programs.  Volunteer to lead a certification study group, mentor someone seeking certification or teach a seminar or help out in another way. Co-VPs: Jennifer Izzo & Colleen Bertone

March Workshop Committee – Become part of the team responsible for the region’s premier annual educational event for contracting professionals: the annual March Workshop.  This committee is responsible for brainstorming, designing, coordinating and executing the day-long training and networking event that is the March Workshop.  This includes planning the agenda, preparing materials for distribution, and assisting with miscellaneous tasks on the day of the event.  Folks who have attended in years past know the value of this day of training.  New members are encouraged to join this team and meet the rest of the chapter officers, directors and committee leads as we all work together to execute our signature event. Co-VPs of March Workshop:  Bonnie Vanzler & Bob Stern

Finance/Treasurer – Work with a group of folks tasked with managing the Chapter’s financial resources in a prudent and transparent manner.  This committee works closely with the Chapter President and Board of Directors to help develop budgets, monitor expenses and provide financial reporting to the local Chapter and National-level leadership. Committee Chair: Laura Davis

You can also help out by:

  • Advertising Chapter events – Help spread the word and advertise future events.
  • Hosting a Chapter event
  • Lead a Professional Certification study group
  • Present at an upcoming Chapter event
  • Other, please describe in the form below

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